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Dec 28, 2012 6:00am EST
, will begin taking calls. jeff cox, a classmate of the president, here is a quote, jeff cox talking, had the ability to project cool, it seemed to me, calm, almost nonchalant, part of the image, not just of him but generally in hawaii where in my mind there was some line between sophisticated the attachment and slacker or lazy, very exuded sophisticated detachments, he has his act together, understood how things worked all little better than the rest of us. >> host: 16 years old jeff cox is talking about his classmates, seeing characteristics of his presidency, that has not changed that much. the reason for that detachment, has to do with hawaii. there is that native hawaiian thing, no matter what else is going on, keep cool here. that is sort of the sensibility barry and his buddies who had his buddies what they call the true game which basically is basketball and smoking dope. just be cool. that is part of hawaii, part of barry's formative years and he has always had that nature. another aspect is more developed and related to politics which is in this country and all that racial dynam
CSPAN
Dec 11, 2012 6:00am EST
, dan richard, who's the head of the railroad authority, jeff morales who's the executive director of the railroad authority, to complete, to complete the california high-speed rail corridor within the next ten years. >> be wow. okay, sir. well, with that, i'd like to join with my colleagues in wishing you a happy birthday, and also i think even more than your birthday, we hope that you'll continue to stay and serve in this capacity. >> thank you. >> thank you, sir. >> thank you. the gentleman from wisconsin, mr. ribble? >> good morning, mr. secretary. thanks for coming on in on your birthday, we're glad to have you here. just one quick comment, and maybe you can help me understand this. i'm from northern wisconsin where we don't have high-speed rail and maybe never will. it's a lot of woods and farmland and not a lot of people. i do recognize that high-speed rail would work and work probably effectively. so i'm not negative on high-speed rail, and i want to make it clear. although i do think there's a level of naivete, kind of a wonderful naivete for americans that often compare w
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Dec 20, 2012 6:00am EST
. before that. now it's time to move on. my successor, senator-elect jeff flake s a good and honorable public servant who will work hard on behalf of our great state of arizona. and my colleague, john mccain, will continue his long and ted candidated public service -- dedicated public service as well. i appreciate the remarks he delivered here yesterday. i want to say thank you to my colleagues for your friendship. it's been a privilege working with so many of you on both sides of the aisle. tha while it's true that washingtone would benefit from more civility, the farther behind the scenes is an extraordinarily collegial institution, and i will certainly miss that aspect i alsoi want to thank my staff, past and present, for working so many long hours and for spending so much time analyzing thessue issues that will determine america's future.ermineur mr.e. president, a farewell speh is often the opportunity to reminisce about the past. i actually don't believe that would be the best use or either your time or mine.. instead, i'm going to comment on some of the biggest public policy cha
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